Investor type Accelerator
Founders Dan Armbrust Joe Kirgues Jon Eckhardt Troy Vosseller


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Total investments 185
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 143
Rounds per year 18.50
Lead investments 16
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • SaaS
  • Information Technology
  • E-Commerce

gener8tor is the famous VC, which was founded in 2012. The main department of described VC is located in the Madison. The company was established in North America in United States.

The fund was created by Dan Armbrust, Joe Kirgues, Jon Eckhardt, Troy Vosseller.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Analytics, Internet. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline SteamChain, Scanalytics, GrocerKey The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little.

The high activity for fund was in 2013. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 100 thousands - 1 million dollars. The average startup value when the investment from gener8tor is 1-5 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year. This gener8tor works on 26 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The real fund results show that this VC is 10 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the gener8tor, startups are often financed by SeedInvest, BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation, Angels on the Water. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are CSA Partners LLC, BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation, SeedInvest. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by American Family Ventures, Wisconsin Investment Partners, State of Wisconsin Investment Board.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
Content Marketing
Digital Marketing
Machine Learning
$3M30 Mar 2022 San Francisco, California, United States


$100K01 Jan 2022 -


Online Portals
$100K15 Dec 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States


Human Resources
Virtual Workforce
$864K03 Dec 2021 Austin, Texas, United States


Online Portals
$100K01 Dec 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Computer Vision
Machine Learning
$1M03 Nov 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Financial Services
$100K02 Nov 2021 Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, United States

All I Do Is Cook

Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
27 Oct 2021 Houston, Texas, United States

Tip a ScRxipt

Financial Services
Mobile Payments
$500K25 Oct 2021 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States


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